by Melvin Burgess
illustrated by Cathy Brett
Powerful family drama about a girl in a coma.
Reading Age: 7 Interest Age: Teen
There’s a woman who visits Marianne every day. She’s desperate and upset, but Marianne is unable to reach out to her – she’s in a coma. A powerful drama about a mother clinging to hope and a daughter trying to find her way back.
Information for Adults:This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it. It has been edited to a reading age of 7.
AR Level – 2.9
Read the first chapter of Persist below: